Our All-Breed Handling classes will help you and your dog shine in the breed ring!

You too can show like a professional. Our classes will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to attain your dog’s breed championship.

Topics covered are:

  • Ring procedure and etiquette

  • Hand stacking and Free stacking

  • How to properly gait your dog, and gait patterns

  • How to teach your dog to stand for a thorough exam

  • How to show your dog’s teeth to the judge

  • How to show off your dog’s virtues

  • Baiting

  • Techniques for getting great win photos

Classes simulate show ring procedures.

Our classroom offers a large gated ring, examination table, ramp, fully matted floor, and some mirrored walls.

This class is for adult and junior handlers, and for dogs of all ages.

All levels of experience are welcome. New handlers please contact us in advance of your first class.

No registration is required. Drop-in and pay at the door. Fee: $20.00

For more information, contact Fran Hellman at or phone 845-234-1645.